Devin Walsh

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Calistro California Bistro Closes DC Ranch Crossing Location in North Scottsdale

    Calistro California Bistro chef and owner Devin Walsh has made the decision to shutter the DC Ranch Crossing location of his farm-to-table Mediterranean restaurant. See also: Owner of Stacy's Pit Stop BBQ Buying Circle H Barbecue in Phoenix and CLOSED: Nimbus American Bistro & Brewery in Scottsdale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    What's Your Favorite and Least Favorite Cooking Show?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail Miss a question? Go here.Whether it's for education, entertainment, or a d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Calistro California Bistro to Open Second Location

    Walsh's Pasta Bolognese​Chef Devin Walsh​Business is looking good for Calistro California Bistro owner and chef Devin Walsh, formerly of Taneko Tavern. Since opening his lunch and dinner restaurant of healthy, farm-to-table Mediterranean fare at DC Ranch Crossing in Scottsdale in 2009, W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Devin Walsh's Summer Caprese Salad

    Courtesy of Devin Walsh ​Here Devin Walsh of Calistro Bistro gives the same advice he's received: Keep it simple.   Caprese salad is one of the simplest salads you could ever hope to make. And yet the combination of tomatoes, mozzarella and basil is more delicious than many more complica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Devin Walsh of Calistro California Bistro, part two

    Courtesy of Devin Walsh ​Yesterday we talked to Devin Walsh of Calistro California Bistro about some of what makes him unique as a chef. Today our conversation continues. While his culinary experiences may seem pretty wonderful, not every task was terrific. Walsh dealt with a whole lot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Devin Walsh of Calistro California Bistro

    Courtesy of Devin Walsh ​Working alongside the likes of chefs like Eric Ripert has not jaded Devin Walsh of Calistro California Bistro in the slightest. In fact, he's a humble guy, considering Walsh lived all over the world and cooked in metropolitan cities across the U.S. before lan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Calistro Bistro Introduces Sous Vide Cooking to New Menu

    ​Wood-fired cooking is de rigueur at countless Valley restaurants these days, but sous vide preparations are still uncommon enough to catch my attention.What's sous vide ("under vacuum")? It's a method where foods are vacuum-sealed in special plastic bags and cooked in a water bath at a steady tem ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Now Open: Calistro California Bistro

    ​Former Taneko Tavern executive chef Devin Walsh has resurfaced as owner/executive chef at Calistro California Bistro, which opened earlier this week at DC Ranch Crossing in Scottsdale (18221 N. Pima Rd.). Walsh's menu emphasizes healthful, "farm to table" cooking, with Mediterranean-inspir ... More >>